hrygile-búc
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
hrygile-búc
es; m. [?] Of ðam æscene ðe is óðre namon hrygilebúc gecleopad. Chart. Th. 439, 26. [Cf. ridgil-back a back having a rise or ridge in the middle, Halliwell's Dict. According to this the word might mean 'having a prominent belly' and refer to the shape of the vessel.]
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